Webmin is a simple and most effective to make a good start with server. This tool helps to install all much need servers or services on the go without any help from SSH though it runs as its own as a SSH with root. To install webmin Here i am using CentOS 5.4 32 bit If you are using the RPM version of Webmin, first download the file from webmin site. run the command : wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm

[[email protected] download]# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm–2013-03-21 17:03:43–  http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpmResolving prdownloads.sourceforge.net… to prdownloads.sourceforge.net||:80… connected.HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 301 Moved PermanentlyLocation: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.620/webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm [following]–2013-03-21 17:03:43–  http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.620/webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpmResolving downloads.sourceforge.net… existing connection to prdownloads.sourceforge.net:80.HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 302 FoundLocation: http://iweb.dl.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.620/webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm [following]–2013-03-21 17:03:44–  http://iweb.dl.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.620/webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpmResolving iweb.dl.sourceforge.net…, 2607:f748:10:12::5f:2Connecting to iweb.dl.sourceforge.net||:80… connected.HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OKLength: 21614177 (21M) [application/x-redhat-package-manager]Saving to: `webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm’100%[======================================>] 21,614,177  2.07M/s   in 6.9s    2013-03-21 17:03:51 (2.99 MB/s) – `webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm’ saved [21614177/21614177]

After completing download then run the command : rpm -U webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm

[[email protected] download]# rpm -U webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm warning: webmin-1.620-1.noarch.rpm: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 11f63c51 Operating system is CentOS Linux Webmin install complete. You can now login to http://xxx1234.com:10000/as root with your root password.

You can login to webmin using http://your-ip:10000 if the hostname doesn’t resolve and login using root user and password. Bingo, Webmin is ready to run.

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